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May 25, 2016
Reflections on 'Roots' by stars of History's new version
Will history repeat itself with the remake of "Roots" ? The original miniseries, based on Alex Haley's best-seller, became ...
May 19, 2016
'Downton' author brings one of his favorite novelists to TV
Respect is due Julian Fellowes, who as a prolific writer has conquered TV with Emmy-winning "Downton Abbey," film with ...
May 09, 2016
Review: 'Love & Friendship' delights in language, scheming
It was the comedy, not the romance, in Jane Austen's work that drew writer-director Whit Stillman to her unfinished novella ...
May 05, 2016
New York home to idiosyncratic works from actor-playwrights
It's been an exciting season for theater in New York, with some solid revivals, thoughtful new plays and lively comedies.
March 02, 2016
Lady Mary an ex-con? After 'Downton,' stars seek challenges
What's happening to certain "Downton Abbey" stars is downright criminal. Joanne Froggatt, the TV drama's vulnerable Anna ...
February 08, 2016
Box Office Top 20: 'Kung Fu Panda' roars past the Coens
Nothing could punt "Kung Fu Panda 3" from the top spot at the box office over Super Bowl weekend, where the 20th Century Fox ...
February 07, 2016
'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office
The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly ...
February 03, 2016
Review: 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies' is a silly muddle
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is as silly as it sounds, and not nearly as fun as it should be. In this adaptation of Seth ...
January 29, 2016
Lily James brings 'War and Peace' to the 21st century on TV
Many people find the idea of reading Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" to be daunting, but not Lily James. When she was cast as ...
January 24, 2016
Stillman tries Jane Austen in charming 'Love & Friendship'
Whit Stillman, one of our best chroniclers of the modern leisure class, has gone back to the 18th century in "Love & ...
January 20, 2016
Sundance's returning greats reflect on their first festival
There's no set path for a breakout Sundance director. Some go big. Some stay small. Some get their foot in the studio world ...
January 19, 2016
Review: Bryson finds plenty to love and lament in the UK
"The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain" (Doubleday), by Bill Bryson Bill Bryson has pulled off ...